Robert Norton, of Woodward Design+Build, has been elected president of the Society for Marketing Professionals Services’ southeast Louisiana chapter.
Other officers are Nicole Marshall, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, president-elect; Christian Generes, Landis Construction, past president; Caroline Pesses, Modern Market, treasurer; and Perryn Olson, The Brand Constructors, secretary. Directors-at-large are Tiffany Bergeron, Duplantis Design Group, and Cherie Stivers, PSI Inc.
The chapter’s members are in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana and the Gulf South.
Bart Des Roches, of Bart’s Financial Services Inc. in Marrero, has been elected president of the Louisiana Finance Association.
Other officers and board members and their offices are Gradon Clemons, Century Financial Services in Amite, president-elect; Shawn B. Sagrera, Sherman Credit in Baton Rouge, vice president; and Kimberly Baggett, secretary-treasurer/executive director of the LFA office in Baton Rouge.
Mark Emonet, vice president and chief financial officer of Lipsey’s Inc., has been elected chairman of the Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana Inc.
Other officers are Greg Wood Jr., vice president of Gage Telephone Systems Inc., vice chairman/chairman-elect; Louis McKnight, of Hawthorn, Waymouth and Carroll, treasurer; and David Lacour, president of Lacour Carpet World, secretary. James Stalls Jr. serves as BBB president.
Directors elected to three-year terms are Todd Bourgeois, EMCO Technologies; Kara Michael, Lee Michael’s Fine Jewelry; Rock Rockenbaugh, Kean’s the Cleaners; Emonet; McKnight; and Wood.
Directors elected to one-year terms are Dwayne Honore, D Honore Construction Inc., and Steve Lousteau, consumer representative.
Andrew H. Goodman has been named a partner at Kean Miller LLP.
Goodman was a partner with the national law firm of Goodwin Procter LLP in Los Angeles, where he maintained a transactional and securities practice. He is in Kean Miller’s New Orleans office and practices in the business and corporate group.
Karen Futrell Calkins has been named clinical director for CRC Health Corp.’s Baton Rouge treatment center. She was practice manager for Chiron Center for Wellness.
Mary Hansen has been named assistant brand manager of the Tabasco brand by McIlhenny Co. Hansen was marketing retention specialist at Cox Communications in New Orleans.